The Annunciation

  The Annunciation

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about 1898
Oak altar clad with copper sheet. The altar frontal shows the standing figure of Mary receiving the dove of the Holy Spirit. A child angel kneels before her, all surrounded by decorative foliage. At the right is a depiction of Charles Tooth and his guardian angel.
An upper panel, acting as a reredos, has vine and floriate decoration.

medium: copper sheet
technique: repoussé, chased
size: 203 x 99.5 cm (dimensions of the main panel)
artist: Henry Wilson

Church of St Mark, Brithdir, Gwynedd

Dedication: Altar given by Arthur Tooth, in memory of his brother Charles.


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Further reading

Richard Haslam, Julian Orbach and Adam Voelcker, The Buildings of Wales: Gwynedd (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009), p. 562.

  The Annunciation

Photo © Martin Crampin

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